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Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu engages tourism stakeholders in Mangaung, Free State

​​Minister of Tourism Lindiwe Sisulu will engage tourism stakeholders and meet families of the boys who were allegedly racially abused on Christmas day in Masselspoort Resort.

A video clip shared on social media captured part of the incident at the resort. It depicted white men ordering a black teenager out of the water, then hitting or shoving him back in, grabbing a child by the throat and pulling his hair as the fracas escalated. One man was also seen holding a youngster under the water. 

Three suspects were arrested and are all out on bail.

The incident happened at a resort outside Bloemfontein in the Free State on Christmas Day.

Date: Saturday 7th January 2023

Venue: The Zone Lifestyle

Time: 09h00

Issued by Ministry of Tourism

Steve Motale on  0837840719

MLO Mpumzi Zuzile on 


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